First to answer your questions from your last two letters.
Leah - Are you and your companion getting along?
Dustin - We are both a little shy so we are trying to communicate better. He is from the same zip code, not city, as Elder Holmes. He plays trombone, been out for 16 months, and his girlfriend has been faithful...so far.
Leah - Were the other Elders in the apartment happy to see you get a cookbook?
Dustin - Yes! Everyone here went through it. We haven't used it to cook from yet, but it is great. Yes, I have been brave in eating different things. Something that is really good is putting sausage and eggs in mac & cheese.
For Thanksgiving we went to a members for dinner. We actually had a great appointment with Martin Y Yolanda. Then we had another dinner at one of the other Elder's members house. During the day because it was Thursday, we did weekly planning.
I just saw the mailman go the other way, so we will see if I got the package and the envelope today. The package is fun. Elder Tarati wants to decorate the tree. The tie is awesome! The first red tie that I have. What is up with the one chopstick again?? I thank you for thinking about me. Ok, the snowflakes melted together but they came apart somewhat easily. The plastic candy canes are cool. I
With love, Dustin